12, MINSTER YARD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257262
Date first listed:
01-Jul-1968
Statutory Address:
12, MINSTER YARD

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Location

Statutory Address:
12, MINSTER YARD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60299 52118

Details

YORK

SE6052SW MINSTER YARD 1112-1/27/714 (South West side) 01/07/68 No.12

GV II

Offices. c1840, incorporating late C18 structure. By JB Pritchett for the Dean and Chapter. Limestone ashlar fronts, rear of squared limestone and orange-brown brick; wing of squared limestone; pantile roofs, hipped to wing. STYLE: Gothick. EXTERIOR: 3-storey gabled front to Minster Yard, 2-window return front to right. High moulded plinth. Entrance in right return. Minster Yard front has 3-light window in square-headed surround on ground floor: first floor has embattled 3-light oriel, second floor paired lancets in 2-centred head. Moulded gable coping continues on plain parapet over right return. Right return: glazed and panelled door with 4-centred head. Windows are of paired 4-centred lights, in square-headed surrounds on ground and second floors, 4-centred on first floor. Openings and mullions all hollow chamfered: all windows have hoodmoulds, returned on second floor to form eaves string beneath plain parapet. Windows are tall hung sashes. INTERIOR: re-used staircase rising to second floor has open string, turned balusters, square newels and plain handrail. Ground floor: front room has fireplace with sunk-panel jambs enriched with wheatear drops and dentilled shelf beneath later shelf. Rear room has alcove fitted with built-in shelving, supported in part on colonnade of squat columns. First floor: rear room retains fireplace with dentilled shelf. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 166).

Listing NGR: SE6029952118

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
464092
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 166

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 22 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04208/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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